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now at noon... a stunning announcement from the pentagon... the military is lift er good afternoon. i'm michelle griego. kenny is onassign men. now at news a stunning announcement from the military. they are lifting a ban on transgender individuals serving in the armed forces. it came a short time aguy from ash carter. the decision is more than a year in the making and is seen
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as one of the last barriers of gender based service. and weijia jang on what happened when a planned drill on a military base led to a real lockdown. >> reporter: joint base andrews went into lockdown on reports of an active shooter on site. first responders rushed to the scene, thought to be unfolding at the base's medical facility. that's when the situation got confusing. >> we haven't heard reports of additional shots being fired or actually if any shots were fired. >> reporter: it turned out the base had a drill scheduled for this morning. a training exercise for dealing with an active shooter situation. for more than an hour, responders evacuated the facility trying to find out whether there was a real situation or whether someone had mistaken the drill for an actual emergency. even after the "all clear" was begin, several troubling
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questions remain, like how could communications fail in such a big way? homeland security chief jeh johnson was apparently in the dark. he was at hearing on capitol hill when he referred to an unfolding situation and said he might have to leave the session. vice president joe biden had been scheduled to leave for andrews for director from andrews for a campaign event and had to delay his departture why people involved in the exercise are going to have to take a hard look at themselves. >> reporter: the "all clear" was a relief at andrews but én comes the investigation into how a routine drill got out of control. weijia jang, cbs news, andrews air force base, maryland. >> president obama traveled through andrews last night arriving home from a trip to canada. here in the bay area the search is on for the driver that led officers on a high- speed crash early this morning. it ended with a chp cruiser slamming into parked cars. the officers lost control when their vehicle hit a hydrant and several cars near macarthur
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boulevard in oakland around 2:30. they had chased the us is effect from 580 in dublin after the driver refused to pull over for a traffic stop. neither was injured. police say the driver sped off in a four-door sedan. new at noon, daly city police are looking for help to find this man. he held up a gas station on john daly boulevard on the night of june 21. he had a semi-automatic weapon. but no one was hurt. if you recognize him, call daly city police. a couple of hours, the suspect accused of shooting and killing a hayward police officer last year is expected to enter a plea in court. mark estrada of oakland is charged with murder with special circumstances for the fatal shooting of sergeant scott lunger last july. police say estrada opened fire as lunger approached his truck for a traffic stop. lunger was a 15-year veteran of
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the force. a warning to people this independence day. anne makovec on how san francisco plans to keep illegal fireworks under control. >> reporter: as san francisco prepares for one of the biggest parties of the year, your fireworks options are limited. enjoy the pro show along the embarcadero because no other fireworks are legal in the city. not even those dubbed safe and sane. the danger firefighters say is real. >> including the loss of fingers, the loss of limbs, and the loss of life. >> reporter: selling or using illegal fireworks could lead to fines or jail time. the san francisco police want you to call them if see anybody lighting off any kind of fireworks. and they want to remind you that those reports can be made anonymously. the city sanctioned show starts at 9:30 with fireworks from barges near fisherman's wharf. there will be extra officers on patrol.
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>> we're expecting large crowds. drinking in public is prohibited and there will be zero tolerance policy for public intoxication. >> reporter: anne makovec, kpix 5. >> to find out where else you can see fireworks monday night, just head to our website, we have a list of independence day activities around the bay area. pacifica police are warning people about a mountain lion sighting. a resident in the 700 block of big bend drive reported seeing the cat jumping a fence into an adjacent yard at about 8:30 last night. no sign of it since. but police are urging people to keep an eye on their kids and pets. and avoid hiking or jogging in wooded areas at dusk and dawn. students of the now closed corinthian colleges are getting financial relief. the u.s. department of education is forgiving $171 million in debt. the colleges includes several
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colleges. it went bankrupt last year. a judge found it misled its students by making misleading statements or untrue statements about job placement. >> devastating especially for a school of business that, you know, always, you know, wanted to embed professionalism in us and that is not professionalism at all. >> not all students will get the break. the government is only looking at claims from students to took lobes in 2010 or later. the death toll is climbing after this week's airport attack in istanbul, turkey. at least 44 people are dead. jonathan vigliotti shows us police rounded up dozens of isis suspects overnight. >> reporter: turkish media reports these images captured by security cameras show the faces of the bombers who unleashed panic and devastation eyewitness the istanbul airport. this is reportedly one of the killers inside the terminal and another suicide bomber outside dressed in a coat in the middle of summer. >> i heard the blast so i
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thought it must be some bomb and heard shooting. >> reporter: thomas kemper was among passengers who raced for a place to hide. >> it was terrifying as you have the images -- the bombs went off, okay, you're still alive but now they come and shoot you. >> reporter: despite security to the end travers of the international terminal, two attackers got in with guns and grenades. a security guard shot one of the attackers before passport control before he detonated his device. a u.s. intelligence source says the taxi driver who dropped off the bombers at the airport told investigators he didn't recognize the foreign language they were speaking. turkey's president says the killers were not muslim and have, quote, prepared their place in hell. police arrested more than a dozen suspects overnight at isis hideouts across istanbul. but the terror group has not yet claimed responsibility. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news, istanbul, turkey. cbs news has learned that investigators are using dna to identify the men. they are also scanning social media to see if official isis
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networks are taking credit for the attacks in istanbul. funding to fight the zika virus remains stalled in washington. the $11 billion bill has passed the house. but senate democrats are holding it up over provisions that freeze environmental regulations to allow for mosquito spraying and an add-on that affects planned parenthood. >> we have an emergency. this is an emergency if there ever were an emergency. this is it. >> they took the zika funding hostage, demanded that none the money could go to planned parenthood where it's needed, right in line with the crisis because we know the disease is sexually transmitted. >> congress goes into recess in mid-july. if a resolution isn't reached by then, it will have to wait until the fall long after the peak of mosquito season. attorney general loretta lynch had an unexpected meeting with former president bill clinton in phoenix this week. now it's raising questions amid
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the investigation into hillary clinton's email scandal while she was secretary of state. craig boswell reports. >> i did see the president. >> reporter: attorney general loretta lynch says she met with former president bill clinton monday aboard her plane at the phoenix airport. >> he did come over and say hello and speak to my husband and myself and a, um, talk about his grandchildren and his travels and -- and things like that. that was the extent of that. >> reporter: lynch says the unplanned meeting was the former president's idea and their discussion was small talk. >> no discussions were held on any cases or anything of that and he didn't raise anything. >> reporter: the meeting happened amid the fbi's investigation into hillary clinton's use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state. bloomberg politics managing editor told "cbs this morning" it was an avoidable distraction for mrs. clinton's campaign. >> former president clinton who usually has a good perception just having the conversation does them no good. so what's the point?! >> reporter: republicans have
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called for a special prosecutor to lead the investigation into mrs. clinton's email scandal including during lunch's confirmation hearing. lynch says it's being handled by career investigators and will be fair. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. still ahead, a bay area woman and the nation's oldest park ranger attacked by a robber. the treasured item that was taken. two dogs put down by mistake what happened. >> good afternoon from the kpix 5 weather center. it's the last day of june. and we certainly have a little "june gloom"! we'll talk about the burnoff and your holiday forecast coming up. sident obama.. is recovering after being ,,,,,,
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(upbeat music) - [voiceover] you are san francisco. we've been with you from the beginning. we've seen each other through good times and bad. sickness and health. we're with you san francisco, and you bring out the best in us. care. zuckerberg san francisco general hospital and trauma center.
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attacked in her richmond ho. betty soskin works at "rosie the riveter nation a 94-year-old park ranger honored by president obama is recovering after being attacked in her richmond home. betty soskin works at the national historical park in richmond. police say on monday night, a man broke into her home and punched her several times before taking off with some of her personal items. soskin says the thief took the commemorative coin given to her by president obama last year for being the oldest park ranger in the u.s. we are just getting word, east bay congressman mark desaulnier will work with the white house to get her a replacement. contra costa animal services is looking into how two dogs were mistakenly euthanized. one happened june 18 involving a pit bull. the agency says at the time, it was working with the rescue organization to help save the female dog. it's looking into the death of a dog named tommy. the agency will try to
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determine where communications failed. >> if you are an animal welfare organization and there's a rescue lined up, you cannot euthanize the animal. >> over the past five years contra costa county animal services has increased its rate from 46 to 80% to save dogs. new numbers are out on the u.s. jobs front. filing for unemployment benefits are up but only slightly. 10,000 people filed last week. it's a sign employers are holding on to workers. and checking wall street: ar" to m eir day... probably started on the wro foot this morning. starting around 7 o-clo people who rely on google calendars to manage their day probably started on the wrong foot this morning! starting around 7:00 people trying to access their schedules got a server error asking them to try again later. service is back for some users. google is working to get it up
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and running for everyone else later today. later this year, you will have the chance to take home a piece of u.s. history for a price. today christie's auction house announced an auction of items from president reagan and first lady nancy reagan's bel air home. the collection includes furniture, art, books and jewelry. it's expected to bring more than $2 million. the auction is scheduled for september. time for a look at our weather. roberta you were out there earlier and said it was great? >> just beautiful in san francisco. it depends where you are. i was over towards coit tower and the visibility was unlimited with refreshing temperatures. look at the golden gate bridge with a deck of low clouds, thin but nonetheless you look at the towers about 725 feet tall. we can't see the top of it so we have a lo ceiling. the marine layer will burn off. it's keeping the temperatures
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down in san francisco. charlie is in vallejo. he says it's 81 degrees in vallejo and wow, what a wonderful day! thanks for checking in with us, charlie, and for all of our weather watchers. i greatly appreciate it. coastal areas clearing out with the areas of low clouds and fog. we have a slight breeze out of the southwest and west. bright sunshine, warm and mild inland. and sunny and seasonal through the 4th of july. when you take a look at our satellite and radar you see the clouds stacked up next to the san mateo coast. these clouds will move out, though. we'll have some warmer temperatures in comparison to 24 hours ago. we're in between two different systems here producing an onshore push. clouds return to the bay area and push onshore but not as expansive as this morning. here's your travel weather for your thursday, shy of triple digits at the state capital, 80 in the high sierra, 61 monterey bay, 63 eureka
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>> 60 to 95 degrees today, similar friday. we begin to return to more seasonal conditions over the weekend. just in case you're planning and making plans, there you have it. i know you're going to be lining up around the piers in the embarcadero and it's going to be very typical. those fireworks are going to be like staining the clouds. it's okay. it's still fun and pretty. >> it's cool to watch the fireworks with the clouds. >> it's san francisco. >> it's neat. >> what we do. >> thank you. this home is teetering and then slides down that hill in japan slamming into the home below. this is in nagasaki. there have been widespread
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records of landslides in japan. some areas received 10 inches of rain in the past 24 hours. it does make you gasp! ahead, improving the learning experience. not just for students, but for their parents, too. we're introducing you to this week's jefferson award winner. >> and we want to know what's cool about your summer camp? email your nomination to, and we may come and feature your camp on the show. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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are truant... and more parents are taking an active n well, today's tip of the day is going to be is with red nap cabbage. i like the color of this. more light purple than red. it's called red napa cabbage. selection and storage is very important. use it like regular napa cabbage. it's great in so many different ways especially in a stir fry. let's talk about selection. when you buy them, nice and white, they are supposed to be white and fresh. it's got to feel nice and fresh. now, the leaves get darker purple or darker red at the top. heavy for the size and give it a nice squeeze to make sure it doesn't break apart. where it's been cut, free from any browning what so far. at home in the refrigerator as soon as you can. storage not too long three to four days at the most. don't store them for too long. red napa cabbage, it's just a beautiful vegetable. and i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. fewer students are truant
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and more parents are taking an active role in their children's education. it's all thanks to an oakland- based nonprofit. sharon chin introduces us to this the woman who leads it. she is this week's jefferson award winner. reporter: parents and kids learn computer basics at this family resource center on the campus of new highland and rise academy in oakland. it's just one example of how chris stoner-mertz empowers low- income families. >> for every family we can do that for, i have made a difference in somebody's life. it gives me meaning. >> this great partnership. >> reporter: chris, a licensed social worker, is the president and ceo of lincoln. the 133-year-old nonprofit began as an orphanage, but it's evolved into a more comprehensive program that builds strong families and keeps children in school. chris has led its transformation in the last decade. she moved the headquarters from the oakland hills to west oakland and put staff members in more than 30 schools and child development centers. >> we needed to be near where the children and families are
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if we were truly going to serve them effectively. you love math? >> reporter: as chris added more programs in low income neighborhoods, lincoln tripled the number of children it served to 4,000 kids in alameda and contra costa counties. its wide ranging services for parents include support groups so mothers like shante abner can de-stress. >> i'm able to let it out, let it go and go about the day. >> reporter: for kids, field trips, tutoring and creative science classes changed jontae pace's view that school was boring. what did you think about school after that? >> that it was really fun. >> reporter: some students have jumped a whole reading level. another program saw 90% of the worst absentees improve their attendance. at the family resource center, coordinator annie flores says lives are changing. >> we have improved our truancy by about 5 to 6%, which might not seem large; but in urban
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education, it's a big deal. >> fantastic. >> reporter: she gives chris the credit. >> working for someone like chris is phenomenal. >> perfect. >> reporter: so for strengthening families and keeping their kids in school, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to chris stoner-mertz. sharon chin, kpix 5. >> to nominate your own local hero for a jefferson award, check out we'll be right back. ,, over 31 irresistible flavors make for endless m spoonfuls of fun made with milky way bars. baskin-robbin's flavor of the month.
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>> steffy: okay, i love you, but we need to have a very -- a very clear understanding about this. >> wyatt: that you don't want mom showing up at our door. i know. >> steffy: no, the problem isn't that she's not calling ahead. >> wyatt: i get it. >> steffy: okay, wyatt, i just don't want her near me or my family. >> eric: what took so long? >> quinn: i got caught up in something. >> eric: not deacon sharpe? >> quinn: [ laughs ] please. >> eric: your landline rang and rang. >> quinn: i think it's telemarketer's hour. >> eric: it's stalker's hour, too. i should know, 'cause here i am again. >> quinn: you're nothing like deacon. >> eric: then what is it that keeps me coming back?


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